Keypoint Intelligence Recognizes Software Solutions with Buyers Lab Pick and Outstanding Achievement Awards



Fairfield, NJ – Keypoint Intelligence, the world’s leading independent evaluator of document imaging software, hardware, and services, today announced the recipients of the Buyers Lab (BLI) 2021 Pick and Outstanding Achievement Awards in the Document Imaging Software category. These coveted honors recognize the most impressive solutions evaluated by Keypoint Intelligence during the previous 12-month test cycle.


“Working with documents is increasingly a digital process, especially in the age of COVID-19,” said Lee Davis, Associate Director of Software/Scanners at Keypoint Intelligence. “Businesses are leveraging all kinds of software and services to supplement their existing document hardware, pushing their productivity to the max. For the last year, we’ve been testing a wide range of these solutions, from print and fleet management solutions that enable businesses to control costs and optimize efficiency, to full blown content management and workflow platforms that can automate entire business processes. Today, we honor the standout performers for their productivity-enhancing features and exceptional value, ease of use, and other key attributes.”


The BLI 2021 Document Imaging Software Pick and Outstanding Achievement Awards go to the following stellar solutions (not all products sold in all regions):


Canon Therefore

Outstanding Information Governance Solution

Canon Therefore is a highly customizable information management platform that delivers a powerful business process automation engine, complete and document management features, and much more. But it’s the solution’s strong security and information governance—including e-signature support, tight version control, audit trails detailing who accessed and/or made changes to documents, and automated data retention (and destruction) policies—that helped it earn its third straight Pick Award for Outstanding Information Governance Solution.


Canon uniFLOW Online

Outstanding Cloud Output Management Solution

Canon uniFLOW Online has solidified its position as the leading cloud output management platform, delivering more features—including secure printing, cost tracking, mobile printing, and scan workflows—and better usability than Keypoint Intelligence has seen in most leading online print management packages. The latest version offers Microsoft Universal Print integration and improved scan workflow, security, device and print management, and mobile capabilities.


HP Smart App

Outstanding Achievement in Innovation

The free HP Smart App enables workers to control print, scan, copy, fax, file sharing, and storage tasks using their smartphone, tablet, or PC and HP output devices. The solution makes life easy for workers who need to set up printers without having to bother the helpdesk. That, plus the ability to keep track of consumables and reorder them directly from the app are a big plus in the age of COVID-19.


Kodak Info Input Solution v6

Outstanding Distributed Capture & Workflow Optimization Solution

Kodak Info Input Solution v6 delivers an impressive array of automated capture/process/route capabilities that can be distributed to the point of capture. The solution leverages powerful visual classification and OCR/ICR/OMR technology to eliminate manual document separation, data extraction, and routing chores, enabling businesses to redirect their workforce’s focus away from error-prone data entry tasks.


Konica Minolta Dispatcher Paragon

Outstanding Cost Accounting & Recovery Solution

Konica Minolta Dispatcher Paragon provides businesses with all the tools they need to track, control, visualize, reduce, and recuperate print, scan, copy and fax costs across their entire fleet—even with mixed fleets. Print rules, budgets, and quotas help businesses curb spending, while a customizable pricing structures and built-in payment system makes it easy to charge for print/scan/copy/fax usage.


Konica Minolta Return to Work

Outstanding Achievement in Innovation

Konica Minolta Return to Work is innovation defined. The solution comes with everything that businesses need to return to and maintain a safe work environment for all employees. The solution prevents the spread of disease by conducting web-based employee health assessments and using thermal cameras to take an employee’s temperature. The solution also supports contract tracing and incident management tools.


LRS CloudPrint

Outstanding Cloud Print Infrastructure Platform

LRS CloudPrint enables businesses to reduce their overall print costs and free their IT team from mundane upkeep tasks by lifting their print infrastructure to the cloud. Tight integration with Microsoft Azure Active Directory makes it easy for administrators to manage security and access control to devices, while device configuration and driver management tools make managing the print environment a breeze.


MPS Monitor 2.0

Outstanding Fleet Management Solution

MPS Monitor comes with a wealth of fleet management features that can help dealers and MPS providers make fast, data-driven decisions, provide proactive service, and optimize their business. The solution can remotely track vital details about their fleet, such as device status, meter counts, and consumables levels, and alert dealers when a problem arises—or sometimes before it occurs.


MyQ X - Enterprise (Version 8)

Outstanding Print Management Solution

MyQ X - Enterprise is an excellent print management solution for businesses that use devices from several manufacturers. Embedded applications provide users with fast access to one-touch scan workflows, while secure pull print functionality eliminates waste and prevents sensitive information from falling into the wrong hands at the MFP.


perform IT mySalesDrive

Outstanding Achievement in Innovation

mySalesDrive is a one-of-a-kind solution that helps MPS providers get the most out of their sales team. The solution is powered by an enormous database of device information, which enables sales reps to conduct thorough onsite equipment surveys. That data can be used to create compelling reports and proposals that can help close deals. The solution also comes with tools to help managers evaluate their team’s performance, manage projects, and more.


PriApps Touch-Free

Outstanding Achievement in Innovation

PriApps Touch-Free helps businesses keep their employees safe as they return to the office. The solution enables employees to operate MFPs using their smartphones to eliminate several people from touching the same surface.


Scanshare Enterprise

Konica Minolta Document Navigator 5

Toshiba e-BRIDGE Capture & Store

Outstanding Document Capture Solution

Developed by Scanshare and sold by the company, Konica Minolta, and Toshiba, the solution earned the Outstanding Document Capture Solution for its ability to enable businesses to create sophisticated workflows to automate business processes and make them more efficient.


Square 9 GlobalSearch Cloud

Outstanding Cloud Document Management & Workflow Solution

Based on the on-premises version that shares its namesake, GlobalSearch Cloud enables organizations to capture and convert documents to dynamic form, extract metadata and index information, store them in a repository, and integrate them into automated workflows without having to set up and manage additional IT infrastructure. Built on a modular architecture and hosted in the cloud, customers have the flexibility to pay for only the features that they require now, with the option to add more to the mix to coincide with growth.


Xerox DocuShare Flex

Outstanding Cloud Document Automation Platform

Xerox DocuShare Flex is a cloud-based SaaS that enables businesses to automate document processes. The solution makes it easy for users to capture, manage, access, share, and collaborate on documents from anywhere. Businesses can also leverage the solution’s business rules and workflow automation tools to streamline processes.


Xerox Team Availability App

Outstanding Achievement in Innovation

Created with COVID-19 conditions in mind, this app automates time attendance processes and provides managers with an up-to-date overview of who is working where, letting them quickly reassign employees if needed.


Xerox Workplace Cloud

Outstanding Home & Office Hybrid Print Solution

Xerox Workplace Cloud provides comprehensive authentication, accounting, and authorization features for workers who are at home or in the office. Other standout items include the Home Print Tracker utility, delegate print capabilities, a content-security feature, and the ultra-informative Dashboard and Analytics tool.


YSoft OMNI Series

Outstanding Achievement in Innovation

With the release of Microsoft Universal Print, we are about to witness print’s mass exodus to the cloud. YSoft OMNI Series helps businesses make that migration with OMNI Bridge (a middleman between output devices and the cloud) and OMNI Apps (additional functionalities to enhance the print environment).


About Keypoint Intelligence

For almost 60 years, clients in the digital imaging industry have relied on Keypoint Intelligence for independent hands-on testing, lab data, and extensive market research to drive their product and sales success. Keypoint Intelligence has been recognized as the industry’s most trusted resource for unbiased information, analysis, and awards due to decades of analyst experience. Customers have harnessed this mission-critical knowledge for strategic decision-making, daily sales enablement, and operational excellence—improving business goals and increasing bottom lines. With a central focus on clients, Keypoint Intelligence continues to evolve as the industry changes by expanding offerings and updating methods, while intimately understanding and serving manufacturers’, channels’, and their customers’ transformation in the digital printing and imaging sector.


About Buyers Lab Software Pick Awards

Document Imaging Software Picks stand alone in the industry and are hard-earned awards as they are based on rigorous testing, including evaluation of key attributes such as features, usability, and value. Each product that passes its lab test earns a Platinum, Gold, Silver, or Bronze rating, with the best performers qualifying as Pick contenders.


About Buyers Lab Outstanding Achievement Awards

Outstanding Achievements acknowledge products or capabilities that stand out for attributes such as innovation, usefulness, or value.


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